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Team Vernier NSTA Denver '24 Up your science game with Vernier hands-on learning
Play the sensor showdown!

Which sensor will come out on top?

Complete your Vernier Sensor Showdown bracket by 11 a.m. Friday (3/22) for a chance to win amazing prizes—including Vernier hardware and a one-year site license for Vernier Graphical Analysis® Pro! Stay tuned as we announce winners at each stage of the tournament. Fill out your bracket online or in person at our booth (703).

What's the prize?

Round 1: Team Vernier socks!

  Round 2: Gift cards!

Round 3: Vernier t-shirt + stickers!

Round 4: GRAND PRIZE: “Mo” Motion Detector plushie, a Vernier Go Direct Temperature Probe, plus a one-year Vernier Graphical Analysis Pro site license!
1. Eligibility: This Campaign is open only to practicing educators attending the NSTA National Conference in Denver, Colorado, on March 21–23, 2024. Employees of Vernier Science Education, its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers (collectively the “Employees”), as well as immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of Employees, are not eligible to participate in the Campaign. The Campaign is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.
2. Agreement to Rules: By participating, the Contestant (“You”) agrees to be fully, unconditionally bound by these Rules, and You represent and warrant that You meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, You agree to accept the decisions of Vernier Science Education as final and binding as it relates to the content of this Campaign.
3. Campaign Period: The contest will last March 21–23, 2024, and eligible entries must be received by 11 a.m. Friday, March 22.

4. How to Enter: The Campaign must be entered by filling out a complete bracket online or in person and returning the completed bracket to Vernier. To enter virtually, the Contestant must visit, provide their name and email address, fill out the complete bracket, and submit before the deadline. To enter in person, the Contestant must fill out the paper bracket available at the Vernier Science Education booth #703, provide an email address, and return the completed bracket to the Vernier booth by the deadline. The Contestant must fulfill all Campaign requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Conference attendees who do not enter their bracket before the deadline of 11 a.m. on March 22, 2024 will not be eligible to win. You may enter only once. You must provide the information requested to be considered eligible, including a valid email address. Incomplete bracket entries will not be considered eligible. All prizes will be selected by assigned Vernier Science Education staff, who will be drawing from the pool of eligible attendees in our booth. A sign will be placed to announce the Winner of every round.

5. Prizes: There will be nine Winners for this Campaign. The prizes can be picked up at the Vernier Science Education booth #703 during exhibit hours. The prizes awarded will depend on each round of the bracket competition. The following prizes will be given and are one per Winner, unless otherwise specified: In Round 1, three Winners will be selected. The giveaway for this round will be two Team Vernier Socks. In Round 2, three Winners will be chosen. Prizes for this round include an Amazon Gift Card or Starbucks Gift Card. In Round 3, two Winners will be selected. The giveaway prizes for this round include a Vernier T-shirt and Stickers. In Round 4, one Grand Prize Winner will be chosen based on the criteria of having picked the winning probe. The giveaway prize for this round includes a “Mo” Motion Detector plushie, a Vernier sensor, and a one-year Vernier Graphical Analysis® Pro site license. No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted, except at the discretion of Vernier Science Education. The prize is non transferable. Any and all prize-related expenses—including, without limitation, any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes—shall be the sole responsibility of Winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by Winner is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for Vernier Science Education to use Winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
6. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
7. Winner Selection and Notification: Winners will be selected at random by a Vernier Science Education employee during the conference from Contestants with brackets most accurate to the Master Bracket, as predetermined by Dave and Christine Vernier. Winners will be notified immediately via email if they have won. Vernier Science Education shall have no liability for Grand Prize Winner’s failure to receive notices due to spam, junk email, or other security settings or for Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise nonfunctioning contact information. If Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize before the end of the show, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner selected. Receipt by Winners of the prizes offered in this Campaign is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY WINNER (AT VERNIER SCIENCE EDUCATION’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE CAMPAIGN, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
8. Rights Granted by You: By entering this contest, You understand and agree that Vernier Science Education; anyone acting on behalf of Vernier Science Education; and Vernier Science Education’s licensees, successors, and assigns shall have the right, where permitted by law, to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use in any media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity and throughout the World, without limitation, your entry, name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, statements about the Campaign, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent.
9. Terms & Conditions: Vernier Science Education reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Campaign should virus, bug, non authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond Vernier Science Education control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Campaign.
10. Limitation of Liability: By entering, You agree to release and hold harmless Vernier Science Education and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from: (i) such entrant’s participation in the Campaign and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.
11. Disputes: THIS Campaign IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF the United States AND/OR, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Campaign, participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Campaign, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in OR having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with entering this Campaign). Participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
12. Privacy Policy: Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the Vernier Science Education website.
13. Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Campaign is Vernier Science Education.
14. By participating in the contest, You, the Contestant, have affirmatively reviewed, accepted, and agreed to all of the Official Rules and Regulations.

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